Founded in 1865 as the Oxford School of Art, Oxford Brookes is now one of the UK’s leading modern universities and with over 150 years’ experience, enjoys an international reputation for teaching excellence and innovation with strong links to business and industry.
Our postgraduate courses are designed with you in mind and aim to propel you into a successful career within a globalised business world.
Through hands-on learning (live consultancy projects, work placements, skills workshops, and networking events with industry leaders) you will develop the professional skills and business exposure needed to advance your career.
Established partnerships and connections with industry and universities all over the world give you a global outlook and international study tours provide the opportunity to meet industry leaders and tour global companies.With students and academics from over 90 countries there is a vibrant and enriching learning environment.
You will be taught by research active academics, many which are globally recognised as leading experts in their field. Coming from varied backgrounds, they bring a wealth of experience into their teaching, which will offer you new perspectives on business theories and help inform your own research decisions
As part of your course you will carry out your own research project. This can take the form of a dissertation, work-based project or consultancy project.
Doctoral StudyIn addition to preparing our students for the world of work, we prepare postgraduate students for further exploration in academia.
Oxford Brookes Business School graduates have a reputation for being extremely employable and go on to enjoy successful careers around the world.
Our strong links with business mean we are continuously updating courses to give you the best start to your career. You will develop key transferable skills that employers are looking for. With students having gone on to work for organisations such as Apple, HSBC, Facebook, Deloitte UK, Nestlé, The United Nations amongst others.
Guest speakers, company visits and consultancy projects give you exposure to the world of work through a range of prestigious companies including BMW, Vodafone, PwC and Grant Thornton.
The majority of accommodation is in Headington and this is the most popular option for students, with the ease of an inter-campus bus linking the university locations.
There is a range of accommodation comprising of single study-bedrooms, many are en-suite and some are catered. All rooms have wi-fi with access to the university intranet and course materials. Self-catering accommodation suitable for independent wheelchair users is available. You are entitled to a free bus pass if you live in halls. There are some halls dedicated to postgraduate students.
At Brookes you’ll enjoy the very best learning spaces.
A brand new library, dedicated social learning spaces, and hi-tech teaching facilities are just some of the resources you will have access to.Alongside these shared resources, you'll also enjoy excellent specialist facilities
The IT Service Desk provides support for all staff and students across the University and is easily contactable through a web portal, over the phone, or an old fashioned visit to the Service Desk Point located on every campus.
At Brookes, we want to enable you to get the best out of your studies within a supportive environment which recognises the differing needs of our students, from staff looking after your academic and personal wellbeing, to disability and dyslexia services, sport and many other areas.
The majority of our Health services are located on the main campus.
Oxford Brookes Business school is based on two campuses in and around Oxford which all include libraries, 24-hour computer rooms and social spaces, as well as specialist facilities for the subjects studied there.
Each of our campuses in Oxford has residential accommodation, playing fields, libraries, computer rooms and Brookes Union shops. And when you need a bite to eat, there are cafes, snack kiosks and bars, as well as catering facilities serving breakfasts, lunches and evening meals.
In February 2014 we opened our brand new award winning John Henry Brookes Building.
We have an excellent sports centre at Headington, offering a little something for everyone. Whether you want to use the fitness suite or heavy weights room, or join one of our our 40+ clubs and university sports teams.
Facilities include badminton courts, squash courts, basketball courts, football, hockey and rugby pitches and a climbing wall and tower.
Our Brookes Active initiative ensures that students have the means and motivation to keep fit through a regular programme of fun and informal events, classes and activities. This centres not only on sport and exercise but also mental health and wellbeing. Examples include the Feel Good Festival, bubble football and kendo training.
Brookes Union will help you get the most out of your student experience
When you join Brookes you automatically become a member and there are plenty of ways to get involved. You can become an officer or sit on the student council, join or run a society, and get advice from professionals about important issues.
Brookes Union is a great way of making new friends, meeting people with a common interest and pursuing a passion is alive and well! From hobbies, culture, and politics, to music and courses, there are many societies to choose from. And if you have an idea for a society, the Union will support you to get started.